IPOS 2 Spotlight: Buck Hill
Buck Hill was also started by none other than Fred Pabst Jr (of PBR acclaim) in the 1930's. Fred abandoned his ski empire dream after a few bad snow years and in 1954, after being set up on a blind date and hitting it off, Chuck and Nancy Stone decided it would be fun to own a ski resort. Ski racers at University of Minnesota, an enduring racing culture was born and the rest is history (ahem, three-time Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Vonn). Today, that alpine racing tradition has to keep up with an active park & pipe scene. ski patrol, this family had Nordic Mountain running through their veins. When everyone had enough of skiing? The family welcomed us into the patrol room for some lunch.